The proposed pair of navigable floodgates
would close when hurricanes threaten New Orleans.
had been pulled across the southbound carriageway and read 'Road closed - access only' in large fluorescent letters but McEwan drove straight into it.
Mr Fyfe added: "If we succeed, I'm quite sure it would open up the floodgates
to other cases.
The project also called for the installation of 25 floodgates
(located at entrances and drives), submarine doors, and a series of valves and lift stations to isolate the sanitary and storm systems.
He said: "It should be the opening of the floodgates
, the breaking of the dam.
And the streets that lead off it also have their significance and amongst them is Floodgate
I don't think it will open floodgates
as the circumstances are very unusual.
According to the CDD, Israeli authorities usually open the floodgates
to their dams in the direction of the Gaza Strip without prior notice.
In total, the new lane will have 16 floodgates
, eight on the Pacific Ocean side, and eight on the Atlantic side.
The second of the dam's three floodgates
malfunctioned last week and remained shut as workers continue repairs on another floodgate
that failed nearly three years ago.
STAFF at the Environment Agency have been testing the floodgates
in Yarm, to make sure they will stand up against the ongoing bad weather and the possible threat posed by flooding.
The "sunset clause" provision would allow changes if they open the floodgates
to women wanting to end their pregnancies.